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TV Trends: '22 Jump Street' Latest Sequel To Disprove The Point That 'Nothing Beats The Original'

21/11/2014 12:22 GMT | Updated 24/11/2014 09:59 GMT

Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum are just the latest pair unable to resist the lure of a lucrative sequel, in their case, as a pair of hapless undercover agents in '22 Jump Street'.

And why not, when the first outing of the reboot of the Johnny Depp series, found such a welcome reception (to the tune of a $200 million box office booty)?

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Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum star in the latest comedic reboot - '22 Jump Street'

So it's no surprise they're back as officers Schmidt (Hill) and Jenko (Tatum), this time going deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don’t just have to crack the case – they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship.

The success of this reboot got us thinking - is it necessarily true that "nothing beats the original"? A quick look through our list below would appear to disprove the case... which of these is your favourite?

12 Comedy Sequels That Might Improve On The Original


'22 Jump Street' is available on Virgin Movies. All data referred to in this article has been supplied by Virgin Media, which provides access to up to 260+ channels including Virgin Movies, Freeview Movies, Sky Movies and Netflix. Watch the trailer below...

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